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Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Clearwater Paper Corp is a producer of tissue and paperboard products. The company manufactures consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. Clearwater Paper Corp has a market cap of $366.410 million; its shares were traded at around $22.26 with and P/S ratio of 0.21. Clearwater Paper Corp had annual average EBITDA growth of 9.50% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Clearwater Paper Corp the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.


For the last quarter Clearwater Paper Corp reported a revenue of $428.7 million, compared with the revenue of $436.7 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.7 billion, a decrease of 0.4% from the previous year. For the last five years Clearwater Paper Corp had an average revenue decline of 2.4% a year.

The reported loss per diluted share was $8.72 for the year, compared with the earnings per share of $2.9 in the previous year. The Clearwater Paper Corp had an operating margin of 4.25%, compared with the operating margin of 4.18% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Clearwater Paper Corp is 6.47%. The profitability rank of the company is 6 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Clearwater Paper Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $22.5 million, compared with $15.7 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $671.3 million, compared with $597.0 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 2.4, which is not a favorable level. Clearwater Paper Corp has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $22.26, Clearwater Paper Corp is traded at 58.1% discount to its historical median P/S valuation band of $53.14. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.21, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.51. The stock lost 40.64% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of CLW, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.